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Review for Galapagos Ice Organization Immerse Connect Evolve, Forest Park, IL, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I was involved with Galapagos ICE a couple of summers ago when I decided to take the summer off to get involved in a volunteer project. I had come across the website online and contacted Emily to see if she had any projects that I could make a contribution to. Emily was more than helpful in placing me in an environment I was comfortable working in and in finding living quarters that I would be calling home for the next three months. My experience in the islands far exceeded what I set out to do. I had the opportunity to really commit myself to working in the hospital administering basic first aid all while having the chance to perfect my Spanish. I met locals and made friends that I will keep for a long time. The organization really helped me with any concerns that I had throughout my stay. I will always remember the time I spent in the Galapagos and recommend this organization to anyone interested in getting involved in volunteerism.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

try to connect volunteers working in similar settings to better coordinate their efforts towards a common goal.

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Did the organization use your time wisely?

Quite well

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Role:  Volunteer & I administered basic first aid in the hospital.